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Social networking site Pinterest helps tackle eating disorders

A social networking site is now helping people suffering from eating disorders by allowing them to share photos of their favourite items Continue reading “Social networking site Pinterest helps tackle eating disorders” »  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, July 14th, 2012
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Call for smoking-type graphic health warnings on alcohol products in UK

The UK Faculty of Public Health (FPH) has urged the government to place no-nonsense health warnings at easily visible places on any kind of alcohol related products Continue reading “Call for smoking-type More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 14th, 2012
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Counselling program reduces youth violence

A new study provides rigorous scientific evidence that a violence reduction program succeeded in creating a sizable decline in violent crime arrests among youth who participated in group Continue reading “Counselling More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Doubts cast over Facebook use link to depression

The link between depression and the amount of time spent on Facebook and other social-media sites have been refuted by a recent study Continue reading “Doubts cast over Facebook use link to depression” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Sit less than 3 hours per day to add 2 years to your life

Restricting the amount of time spent seated every day to less than 3 hours might boost the life expectancy of adults by an extra 2 years Continue reading “Sit less than 3 hours per day to add 2 years to your More...

By BioNews On Sunday, July 8th, 2012
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Patients go online for health information not because they mistrust docs

Patients check about their illnesses in the internet to become better informed and prepared to play an active role in their care — not because they mistrust their doctors Continue reading “Patients go online More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
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Fast food can bring on diabetes, heart disease

People who consume fast food even once a week elevate their risk of dying from coronary heart disease by 20 percent Continue reading “Fast food can bring on diabetes, heart disease” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, June 24th, 2012
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Parental work stress hits healthy eating

During an economic downslide, with fewer jobs, people end up working harder and sacrificing more to stay employed, which hits their own and their family’s nutrition Continue reading “Parental work stress More...

By BioNews On Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
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Fizzy drinks `as bad for health as tobacco`

Sugar-packed fizzy drinks are just as dangerous to health as cigarettes, health experts have warned Continue reading “Fizzy drinks `as bad for health as tobacco`” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 21st, 2012
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Traffic noise may cause heart attack, says study

Exposure to traffic noise could cause heart attacks, says a new study Continue reading “Traffic noise may cause heart attack, says study” »  More...